The Department of Defense's Use of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq: Background, Analysis, and Options for Congress

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This report examines current PSC trends in Afghanistan and Iraq, steps DOD has taken to improve oversight and management, and the impact using private security personnel can have on military operations. It also reviews steps Congress has taken to exercise oversight over the use of PSCs and includes options for Congress.

Creator(s): Schwartz, Moshe
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Creation Date: May 13, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Schwartz, Moshe

Specialist in Defense Acquisition

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 13, 2011
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Afghanistan
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Iraq
Description:

This report examines current PSC trends in Afghanistan and Iraq, steps DOD has taken to improve oversight and management, and the impact using private security personnel can have on military operations. It also reviews steps Congress has taken to exercise oversight over the use of PSCs and includes options for Congress.

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27 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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